Tag Archives: Willy Wonka candy
Wonka Weekend Wrap-Up – Oompas and Skrunch Timelines!
After two big posts on Friday and Saturday, I intended to wrap-up my Wonka Weekend with visual timelines on Sunday, but had to stop the presses for last-minute new material. So the timelines are being delivered today, just a day … Continue reading
Stop The Presses!! A Wonka-Weekend Rewind!
I’ve said many times that what I love about candy history is that there are always surprises in store, even when you think you’ve got something all figured out. Well, last night was no different. A few hours after getting … Continue reading
Willy Wonka’s Outstanding Oompas!
Willy Wonka’s Oompas stand as one of my all-time favorite candy treats. I loved them as a kid, and I’ve really enjoyed digging into the history of them as a collector.
Evolution of the Skrunch! Willy Wonka’s Super Skrunch, that is.
As I teased yesterday, today’s article is the first half of a two-day span of coverage for the original two Wonka candy treats. Today, we’ll be talking about Willy Wonka’s Super Skrunch. It might sound like an odd name, but … Continue reading
Wonka Weekend Preview! – Super Skrunch and Oompas!
This Friday and Saturday, CollectingCandy.com will feature back-to-back posts on the two original offerings of the Wonka candy brand. Included will be several never-before-seen wrappers that should serve as fun surprises. I’m excited to bring these important pieces of Wonka … Continue reading
A Quick Taste of Counter-Culture Candy — Or When Social Movements Become Tasty Treats!
I wanted to share something quick and fun today, so I came up with two pieces that reflect the counter-culture movement of the 60’s and 70’s, albeit in a small way. Hippies – what can I say? I grew up … Continue reading